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Dexer replied to the topic 'Bad Taste in Movies?' in the forum. 6 hours 49 minutes ago

I'm going to post two more photos here (the system won't allow me to post more than two in my first post).




Dexer created a new topic ' Bad Taste in Movies?' in the forum. 6 hours 56 minutes ago

This could be in the "Other Hobbies" thread but...

My harmonica evening practice time interferes with my movie time so I often put on the subtitles of a movie so I can do some harp practice and watch a flick at the same time. This works best with foreign films and silents but I do it with all kinds of movies. The silent German epic DIE NIBELUNGEN is long enough to learn how to bend and tongue block.

I'm a huge movie fan with an embarrassingly large collection of Blu-ray Discs (several hundred). These are the high definition discs that are much superior to DVDs (especially for big TVs). I informally catalogue my collection by photographing my discs in groups of 15 and putting the images on photobucket. Though I do have a database list, looking at the cover art makes it easier for me to recall my discs. Personally, I don't think I have bad taste...just unusually broad taste. Combined with the fact that I tend not to buy movies that are easily found on TV, this gives me a rather odd collection.

Not a lot of people would be fans of BIRTH OF A NATION and ROLLER BOOGIE. Who owns both CALIGULA and THE INCREDIBLE MR. LIMPET?

I'm really a huge fan of musicals and horror movies :). I imported the Japanese release of NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD and I bought the Italian release of GILDA because I'm and obsessive Rita Hayworth fan. I can sing every song in SOUTH PACIFIC and I have two copies of BYE BYE BIRDIE.

So I just thought I'd throw this topic out there for anybody interested in film and/or home theater.




guitarman8491 replied to the topic 'A Chromatic Thread' in the forum. 11 hours 7 minutes ago

Kieth..I really like the way John Barry plays the theme from Midnight Cowboy. I listened to Toot's and Mark Karmody and of the three gravitated to John Barry when I learned to play it. John wrote the original score.


AndyT replied to the topic 'Song of the Month #2 Freight Train' in the forum. 12 hours 5 minutes ago

Harpdoctor wrote:

Sounds great Andy.Can I ask what you are using for a mike. My built in computer mike doesn`t do me any favors.


It's just my Ipad, so a very basic microphone. Be careful of getting a good microphone, that may do no us any favours either



Mgarver replied to the topic 'improv' in the forum. 13 hours ago

Very nice!


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Harmlessonica replied to the topic 'YONBERG harmonicas' in the forum. 14 hours 8 minutes ago

I must admit I'm drooling over the design.

A little too pricey for me though...


Reed Smith replied to the topic 'YONBERG harmonicas' in the forum. 16 hours 28 minutes ago

Yeah, and they don't offer a chromatic version either Kieth,


keith replied to the topic 'YONBERG harmonicas' in the forum. 17 hours 45 minutes ago

I don't think this is in the spirit our founder JamesA would like as it is commercial selling.

Therefore I have removed your direct link, & leave it up to readers to seek out your product if interested.


Jean-Claude created a new topic ' YONBERG harmonicas' in the forum. 18 hours 44 minutes ago

Hello everyone,

We invite you to discover the YONBERG harmonicas by visiting the website www.yonberg-harmonica.com

These harmonicas manufactured in France are characterized by a new and modern look, a perfect ergonomics and a large sound power.

We are looking forward to have you soon among our happy customers !!

Best regards to all of you

Jean-Claude Bibollet


Harmlessonica replied to the topic 'improv' in the forum. 19 hours 19 minutes ago

I like it Doc. Some fun stuff going on there, though I daresay the webcam quality doesn't do your performance justice.

Definitely something you could develop with a full chord progression I reckon.

That one's a keeper!


Harpdoctor created a new topic ' improv' in the forum. 20 hours 16 minutes ago

Been so caught up in melodies recently that I`d forgotten about my old improvs. Here is a song I call `If Judy Wants to Travel`


Harpdoctor replied to the topic 'Hello everyone!' in the forum. 20 hours 22 minutes ago

Hi McGaver, I have been playing the harmonica for over 40 years now, and most of those years were improvising, mostly blues style. In the past 6 or 7 years, I have gotten so into learning melodies, that I have set aside my improv. Your intro brought to mind the fun and value of being on the trail and just blowing riffs. I started a new topic with one of my old riffs that I created on the ferry between Vancouver and Naniamo BC. The topic is called improv if you want to give a listen.


Harpdoctor replied to the topic 'Song of the Month #2 Freight Train' in the forum. 20 hours 59 minutes ago

Sounds great Andy.Can I ask what you are using for a mike. My built in computer mike doesn`t do me any favors.


Marcy and Tootler have commented on Tootler's video 21 hours 34 minutes ago

Very cool song! The harmonica harmony is a great addition too.

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Marcy replied to the topic 'Your Other Hobbies?' in the forum. 21 hours 40 minutes ago

I'm in!


Marcy replied to the topic 'Song of the Month #2 Freight Train' in the forum. 21 hours 45 minutes ago

Nice, Andy! You got that syncopated feel that makes this tune so fun. I think it is tough, like you said, to get tunes to "progress" without rhythmic accompaniment. You might Try tapping your foot. Sometimes, it can really drive the tune along.


Harmlessonica replied to the topic 'Adding information to new videos' in the forum. yesterday

I agree, the way this site is set up any video you post goes straight to the wall. Don't think we can change that default.

I'd be more inclined to set up a new topic for a video (or a collection) with the appropriate description and comments. You can always later link those videos to your profile if you want.

Might be a good compromise perhaps.